Montana: 1924, John McAninch, homestead patents over 522 acres in Blaine County, Montana --

McAninch, John; Twp 28 N, Range 19 E, Section 27, 160 acres, Document 931061, 2/05/1924, and

McAninch, John, Twp 28 N, R 19 E, Sec. 26, 27, 34, 7 parts, 362.64 acres, Doc. 931062, 2/05/1924.

[362.64 acres (38.29 + 80 + 38.27 + 80 + 40.94 + 42.65 + 42.49), Sec. 26, 27, and 34, Doc. 931062]

Source: BLM Database, Montana,


North Dakota: 1902, Naturalization Records, Declaration of Intent (First Papers)

McAninch, David, [Country] Ireland, August 05, 1902, 1st Papers, Ward County Vol.D-4 pg.199

State Historical Society of N.D. and North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies



Ohio: 1899 -- John Alfred McAninch, Morrow County


J.A. McAninch was born February 5th, 1840; died January 20th, 1899, aged 59 years, 11 months

and 25 days. He was born in Huntington county, Pa.; when but a small boy his parents removed to

Licking county, Ohio; they resided there but a few years when they came to Morrow county, Ohio

and settled near Edison. On October 18th, 1860, he was united in marriage to Mrs. Mary A.

Braddock; to this union was born one son who still survives. At the breaking out of the rebellion

He enlisted in the army where he served some four years. For five years he was afflicted with

rheumatism, being confined to his room nearly the whole of the time. When 21 he was converted

and united with the M.E. Church, since which time he has remained a faithful member. He leaves

a son; two grandchildren, four step-daughters, six brothers, one sister and a large circle of friends

to mourn his loss, his wife having preceded him only four weeks. The funeral services were held

On Wednesday, February 1st, in the Iberia M.E. church, conducted by Rev. Idleman, assisted by

Rev. Caldwell, and his remains were interred in the Iberia cemetery.

Mt. Gilead Sentinel, February 23, 1899; found by Dr. Richard M. Cochran, Big Rapids, Michigan:


And, the very brief obituary for his wife, who died a month before John --

“The funeral of Mrs. Mary McAninch took place in the M.E. Church on Wednesday of last week.

 Obsequies were conducted by Rev. Idleman.”

Morrow County Sentinel, Mt. Gilead, Ohio, January 12, 1899, p. 4: Iberia News:


Oklahoma: “Choctaw Nation Marriages 1890-1907” [Choctaw territory, I.T. (Indian Territory)]





Groom, Age

Bride, Age


Residence [Recorded: Book-Page]

Gregg, M H  22

McAninch, Luarah 15

23 Aug 1896

Krebs [McAlester Co., Bk 7 pg.31]

Moad, Elmer  21

McAninch, May  16

30 Aug 1905

Chant [LeFlore Co., Bk. C pg.96]

McIninch, J M 47

Wilson, Dora Mrs

  3 Sep 1905

Lane  [Atoka Co., Bk.3 pg.94]


“Choctaw Nation Marriages 1890-1907” (two McA’s, one McI, no McNinch),



transcribed by Mary Turner Kinard, copyright 1992;





Mitchell, W L

McAninch, Belle

04 Feb 1923

[McClain Co., Okla., Bk.5 pg.466]


“McClain County, Oklahoma, Groom Index, 1907 thru 1929”, copyright 1989;



found at the Mary Turner Kinard Archives,



McAninch Family History NL, v.XII.n.4  October 2004  Copyright Frank McAninch  page 2004-29


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